VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

VEEGUM® HV EP Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

A higher viscosity grade used in pharmaceutical suspensions, topical emulsions and other personal care products. VEEGUM HV EP is USP/NF Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Type IC. Vanderbilt manufactures VEEGUM R, VEEGUM F, VEEGUM HV and VEEGUM K in compliance with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)/National Formulary (NF) monograph for Magnesium Aluminum Silicate. In addition, Vanderbilt also produces similar grades which comply with the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) monograph for Aluminum Magnesium Silicate. While complying with different monographs, the performance of each product is exactly the same, grade to grade.

VEEGUM® R EP Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

The original and most widely used grade. It is used in all types of cosmetics and personal care products. VEEGUM R EP is USP/NF Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Type IA. Vanderbilt manufactures VEEGUM R, VEEGUM F, VEEGUM HV and VEEGUM K in compliance with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)/National Formulary (NF) monograph for Magnesium Aluminum Silicate. In addition, Vanderbilt also produces similar grades which comply with the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) monograph for Aluminum Magnesium Silicate. While complying with different monographs, the performance of each product is exactly the same, grade to grade.

VEEGUM® K EP Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Provides good suspension at low viscosity. It has low acid demand and high acid and electrolyte compatibility. It is used in acid pH pharmaceutical suspensions and in hair care formulas containing conditioning agents. VEEGUM K EP is USP/NF Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Type IIA. Vanderbilt manufactures VEEGUM R, VEEGUM F, VEEGUM HV and VEEGUM K in compliance with the United States Pharmacopeia (USP)/National Formulary (NF) monograph for Magnesium Aluminum Silicate. In addition, Vanderbilt also produces similar grades which comply with the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) monograph for Aluminum Magnesium Silicate. While complying with different monographs, the performance of each product is exactly the same, grade to grade.

VEEGUM® R Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

The original and most widely used grade. Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IA.

VEEGUM® HV Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

A higher viscosity grade with the same properties as VEEGUM R. Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IC.

VEEGUM® K Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Low acid demand for acid pH compositions; high acid and electrolyte compatibility. Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IIA.

VEEGUM® HS Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Provides maximum electrolyte stability. Purified Bentonite NF.
Stomach Relief with VEEGUM® and VANZAN®

Stomach Relief with VEEGUM® and VANZAN®

Successfully stabilize palatable suspensions with VEEGUM® HS and VANZAN® NF.
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The Ideal Smectite Clays for Pharmaceuticals

The Ideal Smectite Clays for Pharmaceuticals

VEEGUM® - the ideal natural excipient for use in solid dosage forms. Learn more about using smectite clays for solid dosage forms.
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